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Old 03-04-2012, 07:55 AM   #31
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Since Purim is tomorrow! YAY! It is Hamantashen time! So it usually consists of a simple dough and then you go nuts with the fillings, chocolate, poppy, apricot, prune, etc. And my personal fav is a mixture of ground walnuts, dates, cardamon, and sugar (sorry I do not have exact measurements but its pretty much to taste). Anyway Here is a recipe for the dough (the dough recipes are pretty much all the same so I just picked one - The Perfect Hamantaschen - NYTimes.com But you can google for a dough recipe of your liking

But its the filling that you can experiment with. Date/walnut/cardamom is very traditional. Happy Purim!
Oooh, I haven't made hamantaschen in a while. I was introduced to these as a teen when I had an assignment for a church activity to research recipes from the middle east. We were supposed to make our recipe and bring it to an activity for everyone to try. Found a recipe online and dad helped me make it. They became a favorite of mine.
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Old 03-04-2012, 09:14 AM   #32
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The Viking Magazine has a number of recipes that use cardamon:

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